Otherwise Providing Education iN New York is an ongoing effort by
Paul Matte to research and promote the right of parents to direct education of
their children without government interference.
Paul, a retired journeyman electrician, and wife Lorraine began home schooling
in 1977. Their two home educated daughters have long since completed college with honors.
Both are proof that homeschoolers are clearly capable of
The Mattes have been state coordinators for Christian Liberty Academy Satellite Schools
(CLASS) since 1979.
Prior to being elected President of Loving Education At Home (LEAH) in 1995,
Paul and Lorraine served as LEAH's Regional Representatives for the Rochester / Finger Lakes Region and as Legislative
Liaison. Paul retired as President of LEAH in May 2001 to continue with his research.